Morristown High School: High School Teaching/School Counselor

| November 7, 2018

Bilingual Newcomer Success Counselor – Title III JobID: 1053 

  • Position Type:
    High School Teaching/School Counselor
  • Date Posted:
  • Location:
    Morristown High School
  • Closing Date:


  • School Counselor Certification—State of NJ
  • Knowledge of NJDOE policy and code for Bilingual Students
  • Knowledge of Bilingual Programs
  • Knowledge of High School Graduation Requirements (courses, age, etc)
  • Evidence of ties to community resources and programs
  • Effective communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently to design/complete projects
  • Fluent in Spanish


  • Support newly arriving  Bilingual students  in their transition into school and community
  • Administer diagnostic (ie, academic, ACES)  and  placement assessments (MODEL)
  • Provide information and support toward high school graduation OR alternate graduation pathways if necessary
  • Serve as liaison between Newcomer students and guidance department in the creation of academic schedules that meet both graduation requirements and requirements for student coded as ELLs;
  • Be knowledgeable about, and be in frequent contact with community services/agencies that support immigrant students
  • Proactively communicate with families to ensure access to district resources and programs
  • Lead and participate in parent education programs provided by the district
  • Facilitate workshops and informational sessions for Newcomer students and their families

Please send resume to:  Kelly Harte Assistant Superintendent of C&I

        Position requires  New Jersey School Counselor Certification.
  The Morris School District offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
We are an equal opportunity employer/AA

Effective September 1, 2011, The New Jersey First Act implemented May 17, 2011, requires all employees of a school district to reside in the state of New Jersey. Employees of the Morris School District hired after the effective date who do not reside in the State of New Jersey at the time of hire have one year from the effective date of employment to relocate their primary residence to New Jersey. Employees of the school district hired prior to the September 1, 2011 effective date of this Act are grandfathered and are not required to relocate to New Jersey.